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The Report Card: ENGLISH

By |2019-03-07T22:42:39-04:00June 16th, 2009|Blog|

GRADE: C+ Books - always a hot button issue in the censorship debate. This year, similar to previous years, some curriculum classics got challenged. Here's a few of the fights we saw over books being taught in middle- and high-school classes. In December, the Coeur d’Alene School Board voted unanimously to return 26 titles (among them Brave New World, Tom [...]

Brave New Vote

By |2019-03-12T18:26:53-04:00December 16th, 2008|Blog|

Last night, the Coeur d’Alene School Board voted unanimously to return 26 titles (among them Brave New World, Tom Sawyer, and Alice in Wonderland) to district middle and high school classrooms.  A committee of educators had reviewed them and recommended that they be approved by the board for classroom use.  The board voted in November in a 2-2 split vote [...]